Penn State Sweeps Women's Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards

Nov. 30, 2004

Complete Release in PDF Format
Download Free Acrobat Reader

Swimmer of the Week

Amberle Biedermann, Penn State
JR, Colorado Springs, Colo./Rampart
Biedermann earns Swimmer of the Week laurels after claiming two individual first-place finishes and swimming on a winning relay. The junior won the 200-yard butterfly in 2:05.23 and was part of a 200-yard medley relay team that finished in a time of 1:43.33. Biedermann also won an exhibition race of the 100-yard butterfly (56.69).

This is Biedermann's second career Swimmer of the Week award. The Nittany Lions defeated West Chester, 181-108.

Diver of the Week

Alison Riccobono, Penn State
SR, Ypsilanti, Mich./Ypsilanti
Riccobono collects Diver of the Week after sweeping the one and three-meter springboard events. The senior won the one-meter board (278.48) and the three-meter event with a score of 294.90.

This is Riccobono's second weekly award of the season and third of her career.